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>> good morning, it is 5:30, december 20, here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." developing right now, philadelphia police are questioning several people in the beating of a man. wilmington police investigate the latest shooting to plague that city. the birds prepare for a big game in washington. meteorologist source -- chris sowers joins us with the accuweather forecast.
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>> reporter: let's go live on sky 6, weather wise it's going to be chilly. if you don't like the cold, you have to bundle up. we have temperatures in the 20s and 30s this morning. when you look at the numbers, even though it's chilly out there this morning, the numbers are not that bad when you think about the normal. philadelphia normal low is 28 degrees. we're sitting at 34. millville, 29. reading, 32, allentown, 31. a cooler number in the poconos, 23. windchill 24. trenton, 26. millville, 23 and 27 degrees in sea isle city this morning. that's the feels-like temperatures. satellite and radar shows cloud cover out there this morning, we'll see tons of it this morning, we're expecting mostly cloudy skies from start to finish. a few peeks of sunshine, but the general rule will be lots of clouds, chilly 38 degrees for the forecasted high today.
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it's chilly right now, it will stay chilly today, we're talking about 60s by christmas eve. we'll talk about the rain for christmas morning when we come back in just a bit. >> developing this morning, a young man is found dead in an alley. philadelphia homicide detectives are questioning four people about the man's death. four claim the man tried to get into their home on the 6100 morocco of vandyke street. three men in the home saw him trying to get in the back alley. they approached the man, what happened next it is being sorted out. by the time the police and medics arrived, the man was unresponseive. a man was shot in the chest, the gunfire broke out around 10:30 last night. police are searching for the shooter. no word on the motive. wilmington is on the brink of an all-time homicide rate.
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take a look at this missing man, 69-year-old harld hurd was last sin in his home on north 8th street. he was wearing a white and black suit and gray tie. else missing two fingers on his right hand. fun where he is contact police. a bucks county man is facing legal trouble for making a false report for the search for bradley stone this week. authorities say that report wasted a lot of resources and frayed nerves. annie mccormick has the details. >> reporter: the district attorney said 34-year-old luke sanderlin caused panic in the community and cost taxpayers money because he saw a dangerous suspect in the midst of a
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manhunt. luke sanderlin said he saw bradley stone bucks county authorities say it took manpower away from montgomery county and hospitals and neighborhoods were put on lockdown. >> it cost an enormous amount of and he knows, anguish anxiety. >> reporter: sanderlin was walking his dog saying that ton approached him demanding vehicle it is dog shot him and he fired off three shots. the motive financial gain for a medical condition. >> the crimes gave him the opportunity for something else
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to happen. >> reporter: by coincidence there was an acquaintance of stone's in the apartment complex. neighbors were not pleased or surprised this was a hoax. >> there was no reason to make that stuff up. >> reporter: the suspect is in jail on 250,000 jail. reporting in doylestown, annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> a delaware county day care van was towed away with children inside. the tow truck driver looked inside when he towed the vehicle yesterday. when he got to the tow yard he heard a five-year-old girl calling foremother and saw a one-year-old girl in the booster seat. >> i have kids, i wouldn't let
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my own kid unattended for 15, 20 minutes. >> the man called police, police have not released the name of the day care provider. she faces two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. >> jerry sandusky will not be getting his state pension. the rye retirement system issued a 122 page decision denying sandusky the right to get his pension. his lawyer plans to appeal the decision in a lawsuit. this is never before seen security video of ray rice and his then fiance after he unknocked her. you can see she is protected by hotel security. as they shared the elevator to the escort, be she appears to
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experience a change of emotions moving to kiss and nozzle rice. both rise and palmer were arrested, the charge was dropped. once the video appeared online, the league penalty was later overturned. >> the fbi has confirmed that north north korea was behind the cyber attack on sonny pictures. president obama said the u.s. will respond proportionally to the attack. at the end of the year news conference, the president said the decision to pull the movie, the interview was a mistake. >> we cannot have a society in which some dictator someplace can start to impose censorship in the united states. >> obama said sony's decision
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could set a dangerous precedent. >> we have not caved we have not given in, we have persevered we have not backed down, we have every desire to have the american public see the movie. >> hackers sent a message to sony saying they made a wise decision not to show the movie. credit cards may have been compromised during a security breach this year. chris used mall -- malware in our area. staples is offering credit monitoring to customers who might be at risk. desean jackson and the washington redskins are the next
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challenge in the playoff push. the nfc east rivals battle it out this afternoon. the birds are hoping the 3-11 skins do not dewrail -- derail their playoffs hopes. they could take the nfc east lead today. >> if i finishing off the sean a high note would be beneficial for them. today it is the most important game to date, this is a do or die situation for us. >> robert griffin looked good last week when he played, he has a lot to play for, obviously. we're going to give it our best shot. >> if the eagles lose it would be their second 3-game losing streak under chip kelly. join ducis rogers and mike
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quick live from fedex field, and 11:35, ducis and mike will be back with the highlights and wrap up of the game. planning a holiday party, but at a loss for ideas? we have unique thoughts that cost next to nothing. a slow-moving lava flow in hawaii has its sights on a shopping center. >> reporter: it's chilly out there. much milder next week, looks like santa will need a slicker for christmas eve. we'll have the details when we come right back.
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>> lava flowing in a rural hawaii town continues to slow down. it's expected to reach the shopping center in 8 days. it's based on on the current rate of advancement and could change. most merchant in the market place have closed or preparing to slow. seems like we've been watching that story for several weeks. >> reporter: it did calm down at one point, now it's moving again. speaking of moving again, systems across the united states continue to move and they will mess things up later on christmas eve we're talking about a rainstorm that could rain and wind always high as
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55 miles per hour. it's nice and quiet right now. it will be a quiet weekend across the delaware valley. 30 degrees, dewpoint, 22. winds out of the north. pressure reading holding steady. allentown, 31. poconos 23, millville, 29. there's our 34. trenton, 31 and 31 degrees also in lancaster. you factor in the breeze, the winds not too strong this morning, but it's enough to put the windchills down into the upper 20s. you need to bundle up in layers this morning. satellite and showing the cloud cover locally. thicker clouds off to the southwest. this moves in later today. today is a mainly cloudy day, a few pieces of sunshine. this system, right here, this will go out to sea. we won't have to worry about this. if you're traveling toward the southeast part of the united states, you will encounter this
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little bit of moisture here. most of the country is quiet. won't stay that way next week. we have a sizable storm on the way. bismarck, 15. chilly in dallas, 46. new orleans, 51, jacksonville, 52 and atlanta, 43. that system we showed you on the satellite and radar. that high will hold the system at bay and force it down to the sought. it's a chilly day, lots of clouds, but we are precipitation free. the high works to the south and forces the frontal system to the south. we'll see cloud cover tomorrow, peeks of sunshine, on monday, this high begins to retreat which allows this to come back to the north. monday we'll start out with clouds we'll see milder temperatures move in and maybe a period of rain late in the day that will lead to a much larger system, christmas eve.
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chilly today, mostly cloudy skies, windchills in the mid 30s throughout the afternoon. the jersey shore, it will be chilly. the normal high for this time of year, 43, 44. atlantic city, 40, a little bit below average, lots of clouds and chilly. philadelphia, 38 degrees, clouds, limited sun, winds variable at 5 to 10 miles per hour. overnight tonight mostly cloudy and cold, 25 degrees outlying suburbs, 30 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast which takes us through christmas eve and christmas day, 38 degrees today. 42 tomorrow. both today and tomorrow look dry, winter begins tomorrow afternoon. cloudy rain developing late on monday, 45. 34069 day should stay dry, probably after 4:00, 5:00. intermittent rain showers tuesday, 53. look at christmas eve. forecast models up to 60 degrees, a lot of rain and wind, very mild numbers. windy and cooler christmas day, 47. mostly sunny skies and
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48 degrees friday. today is the only day where we'll see below-average temperatures. a lot of people even though they don't like cold, they want cold for christmas, 60 degrees is not cold. >> everybody will be wearing their hawaiian t-shirts. >> reporter: i don't know about that. >> don't forget you can take with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting anytime anywhere. g announcement, they are planning another parade it will be the mummers marry mardi gras in manayunk. >> reporter: it was not the tippic news conference, our cameras caught bob brady doing it's best mummers strut as the
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organization announced a mardi gras parade next year. >> it will be a family focused celebration with all the music music and pageantry. the mummers association has been hit hard financially largely due to the economic slump. >> we'll be having corporate sponsor and online contributions and collections and we hope to raise a significant amount of money for the mummers. mummers will march along the manayunk main street and retail restaurant corridor. the parade will kick off at intersection of green lane and main street on the morning of february 22 at 10:00 and will end around noon at lock street. the hope is the parade will keep the mummers tradition alive. >> when you lose your tradition, you lose your identity. this is our identity.
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>> reporter: unlike new year's parade, the manayunk parade will be a smaller version. the i go inaugural march will be only string bands and no cost to the city. >> we raise the money, we do it, we can't do it without the help of great people. >> reporter: lisa thomas-laurey channel 6 "action news." "healta
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new survey find teens are trying to out ecigarettes then experimenting with with the real thing. 40,000 students in 8th, 10th and 12th grade. smoking by teens have dropped to a new low. however, more are trying ecigarettes and it increases with age. tanning beds are still
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popular despite warnings they are not good for you. tanning beds are responsible for thousands of injuries last year. the risk of the danger of skin cancer due to the exposure of uv radiation. latest information from the cdc shows pennsylvania and delaware have widespread flu activity. new jersey is a few steps behind with local activity. several states in the midwest are reporting high flu activity. some schools in ohio and illinois are doing extra cleaning after a significant number of students were out sick. the flu vaccine has proven not to be a great match for the predominant strain going around, however it does offer some protection. it's important to remember to take your own preventive measures such as staying home if you're sick and wash your handle
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often and clean door nobs and keyboards and other common areas. >> something you touch that someone's is likely to touch, clean it frequently. >> reporter: this is important to remember during the holidays when there's a spike in the number of cases because more people are spending time together indoors. there's a new health app that can help you track if the flu is in your area. it's called flu near you. you can report symptoms such as fever so you cough and sore thrd you can check out the map and see who is reporting symptoms.
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>> starbucks may have a new record on its hands. it expects to set a record for gicht card purchases. starbucks believe it will sell more than 2 million of the gift cards by december 24. more than $20 billion have been loaded on to them in the u.s.
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and canada. 4 billion of that was sold in the last year alone. your decking the halls for holiday gathers, you know entertaining can get expensive. many people are finding budget friendly ideas on pintrist. alicia vitarelli has ideas you can do with the kids. >> reporter: this holiday season lifestyle expert from oh, so fabulous says you can create your own cheek entertaining pieces from pintrist. >> it's a great place to go. >> reporter: like this wreath you can craft for less than five dolls with a nod to old saint nick. >> this is a 99 cent santa hat
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i got at a store. >> reporter: left overgreenry. >> these were extra ornament also. >> reporter: homemade door decors. you can pick up the blinged out buckles at any craft store and plain ribbon and done. >> look how cute that is. >> reporter: it took me five minutes. grab left over ribbon and ornaments, your hand soap can get a holiday makeover. >> they make spray paint for plastic. >> reporter: finally create a snow globe like-centerpiece using an inexpensivepothacary.
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jar. >> salt. it's easy and inexpensive. >> reporter: for channel 6 "action news" i'm alicia vitarelli. >> hitting the roads for the holidays, why filling up will leave extra in your pocket. he is the star of the hard court, a dream come true for a boy battling a rare form of cancer, we'll be right back.
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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on this saturday, december 20. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." a driver loses control of his car in delaware county overnight and i meant landed on top of -- and it landed on top of railroad traction. it's super saturday, it's predicted to be the busiest shopping day of the year, as people make a mad dash to finish up their list. as you head to the store early will it warm up for your shopping. the man with the answers joins us with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. hey chris. >> reporter: no, that's the answer. it will warm up in time for christmas eve. there's the view in atlantic city, nice and quiet out there,


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